There’s been plenty of discussion around tech jobs and the role of women in the sector ahead of this week’s federal government Jobs and Skills Summit summit. Melbourne tech company Envato is looking to address both issues by doubling the size of its Developer Apprentice Program, which provides an entry-level pathway for aspiring female engineers.… Read more »
Creative marketplace Envato is one of the first globally-focused Australian tech companies to shed jobs amid a US tech downturn, with 100 jobs to go. While Tesla boss Elon Musk flagged cutting 10% of the EV maker’s 100,000-strong workforce, and the US tech sector shedding 16,000 jobs in May, cutting staffing continues in June, with… Read more »
The Envato Foundation has pledged to match donations up to a total of $25,000 as part of Smiling Mind’s annual giving campaign. Smiling Mind is a non-for-profit app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help make mindfulness and mental health support more accessible for Australians of all ages. The Envato Foundation had previously… Read more »
Envato’s global workforce of more than 600 people will work to a nine-day fortnight until Christmas, as well as ramping up company benefits including increased support for working from home. Recognising the impact of the pandemic on the Envato team as part of a review into the shape of Envato’s work culture, the company has… Read more »
Melbourne tech company Envato’s global ambitions are continuing under new CEO Hichame Assi with a New Zealand base being established. The online marketplace business now has 17 staff working remotely across Aotearoa, amid plans to up Envato’s global headcount to more than 100 staff over the next 12 months. Hichame Assi said the company expects… Read more »
The Envato Foundation has ramped up its charity work adding two new organisations to its ongoing support program. The Foundation is the charitable arm of creative marketplace Envato, which donates 1% of the company’s annual pre-tax profits to fund its work. Its new partners have a children’s education focus: online tutoring and education services support… Read more »
Creative marketplace Envato has hit a new benchmark, with its 81,000 content creators earning more than US$1 billion. Company chair and co-founder Collis Ta’eed, who last month stepped down as CEO last month, 14 years after launching the company, said they reached the milestone a year ahead of expectations. “The $1 billion goal has always… Read more »
Envato is a company with a big heart. Collis Ta’eed co-founded the privately owned global marketplace in a Bondi garage in 2006 with his wife Cyan, and friend Jun Rung. The Melbourne-based company now has more than 600 staff globally, having doubled in size in the last three years. It now generates more than $1… Read more »
Digital travel industry veteran Hichame Assi has been chosen to replace Envato founder Collis Ta’eed as CEO of the Melbourne-based tech marketplace. The choice of the former HotelsCombined.com boss, who has a Masters in eCommerce from the University of London, follows a year-long global search. Ta’eed announced in August that he would step down… Read more »
Envato staff bank $3.75 million in profit share as co-founder Collis Ta’eed announces he’s stepping down as CEO
Envato CEO Collis Ta’eed will step down at the end of the year, doubling the company’s annual profit share with staff as a parting gift. More than 600 staff globally – the number has more than doubled since FY17 – will share in a 20% stake, worth $3.75 million, of Evanto’s profit share program, double… Read more »
Envato has solidified its place as one of the key players in the stock photography market with the acquisition of stock photo subscription service Twenty20.
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Cyan Ta’eed is the cofounder of Envato one of Australia’s most successful tech companies.